Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Wideangle Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with SA Mount
What type of photography is the Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM lens good for?
The choice of photography type for which you intend to use the Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM is a crucial decision factor. Below, we have assessed its suitability for various photography scenarios:
Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM is a member of Sigma's Art series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
Art Series Lenses in Sigma SA Mount
Reasons to Buy the Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art lens in a list form to assist you in determining whether it offers the features you need.
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| Distance Scale
| Hood supplied
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Fast Aperture at Wide end
| Fast Aperture at Tele end
| Constant f2.8 aperture throughout the range
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| 9 Diaphragm Blades for Smooth Bokeh
| Minimum focus distance of 0.24m / 9.4 inch
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| Lens Extends while zooming
Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM is compatible with cameras that have a Sigma SA lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sigma SA lenses are Sigma SD1 Merrill, Sigma SD1 and .
Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM is also available in Canon EF and Nikon F (FX) mounts.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
The size and weight are crucial factors to consider when searching for your next lens. Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM has a maximum diameter of 96mm and total length of 135mm when not extended. It weighs 1150g / 40.6 oz.
Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM has a focal range of 14-24mm and 1.7X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 21-36mm when used on a 35mm FF format camera.
The Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM is a weather-sealed lens, which provides extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have effective protection, you have to pair the Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM with a weather-sealed camera body such as the Sigma SD1 Merrill, Sigma SD1 and .
Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM features Rotary (extending) zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.18x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.24m. 0.18x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Sigma 24-35mm F2 DG HSM A is the only Wideangle Zoom type Sigma SA mount lens with higher max magnification than the Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM.
Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f2.8 from 14mm all the way to the 24mm .
Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM's optical formula consists of 17 elements in 11 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 1 aspherical
- 3 SLD
- 3 FLD elements
Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM
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